Earning a Ph.D. requires extended study and intense mental effort. A PhD is an academic study on which you concentrate for four to six years after obtaining your master’s degree, and that leads, if successful, to a PhD degree, the highest academic degree.
Scientists in the field of materials science research and develop new ways to make resources used all over the world. With a multidiscipline approach that includes engineering, design, and applied sciences, students can prepare for careers in both the private and public sector.
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Top Doctoral Programs in Materials Science in United Kingdom 2018/2019
Discovery, understanding, and innovation in Additive Manufacturing (AM) is a key element of the research strategy of both this CDT and the EPSRC Centre in AM. The overriding concerns of AM research and the broader community prioritize process control (repeatability) and the effects of (multi) material deposition – be this from a design, manufacturing or material standpoint. [+]
Discovery, understanding, and innovation in AM is a key element of the research strategy of both this CDT and the EPSRC Centre in AM. The overriding concerns of AM research and the broader community prioritize process control (repeatability) and the effects of (multi) material deposition – be this from a design, manufacturing or material standpoint. This broader research challenge not only exists to counter the lack of innovation currently afforded by current AM processes and systems but also the requirements of new multi-material AM that aims to produce graded and multi-functional components in single builds.
The CDT has identified a number of cross-cutting themes to tackle the research challenges and move towards the successful deployment and increased efficacy of AM and 3DP.... [-]
Research involving materials processing and characterization with a diversity of applications. MPhil/ Ph.D. projects are specialized research projects defined in conjunction with supervisors and can cover many different fields within this discipline, for example, nanomaterial engineering, bioengineering, laser processing and advanced composite materials to name a few fields. [+]
This course requires a 2:1 or international equivalent and/or masters at merit level or above in a relevant subject, and an IELTS level 6.0 (5.5 in each element). It is usually completed over a period of around three years.Facilities
Facilities include a range of materials-testing and characterisation techniques, including an electron microscope suite, networked computers to support computer-aided design (CAD) and computer-aided engineering (CAE) using industry-standard software packages; solid mechanics, thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, vibration, control, mechatronics; a full range of wind tunnels including a climatic tunnel; aero-engine test rigs and associated equipment and processes; fully automated 3D and 2D laser Doppler Anemometers and particle image velocimeters; a water jet cutting machine; high precision scales; and a welding system.... [-]